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10:30 am
Mon June 27, 2011

WYSO Weekend: June 26, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 26, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Kathleen Alter about the Cityfolk Festival, July 1st - 3rd

-Emily McCord speaks to Sharon Short about the upcoming Antioch Writer's Workshop

-Sarah Buckingham previews this week's Sunday Documentary Hour offerings

-This week's PoliticsOhio: Election Reform On The Minds Of Ohio Legislators, by Emily McCord

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Arts & Culture
2:54 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

Rhythm in Shoes Prepare for Final Performance

Andy Snow

Niki Dakota interviews Sharon Leahy and Rick Good of Rhythm in Shoes on Excursions. Rhythm in Shoes will be performing their final show at this weekend's CityFolk Festival in downtown Dayton.

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Music
2:43 pm
Mon June 28, 2010

Live on Excursions: Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette
Photo by Elizabeth Fladung

LaVette is renowned for her eclectic musical style, combining elements of rock, funk, R&B, country, gospel, soul, and blues.

In her interview, LaVette reminisces over her early beginnings in 1965 and her experiences with famous artists such as Otis Redding and James Brown humorously admitting, "Well, he wasn't that big then."

After listening to the original recording of her chart single "Let Me Down Easy" on Excursions, she states, "I almost cried."

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Arts & Culture
2:33 pm
Fri April 17, 2009

Stivers Schools for the Arts Celebrates Billy Strayhorn

Tomorrow night Cityfolk's celebration of Dayton born pianist/composer Billy Strayhorn comes to an end. Rounding out the week long tribute will be a performance from the Stivers School for the Arts Jazz Orchestra. Jerry Kenney reports on the student's at Stivers and how they're learning a legacy.

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